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More on data types

This section is about the remaining data types which C has to offer programmers. Since C allows you to define new data types we shall not be able to cover all of the possiblities, only the most important examples. The most important of these are

FILE
The type which files are classified under
enum
Enumerated type for abstract data
void
The "empty" type
volatile
New ANSI standard type for memory mapped I/O
const
New ANSI standard type for fixed data
struct
Groups of variables under a single name
union
Multi-purpose storage areas for dynamical memory allocation